KIPP: Delta Collegiate High School

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KIPP: Delta Collegiate High School
514 Missouri Street
Helena-West Helena, Arkansas 72342
United States
Coordinates 34°31′21″N 90°35′23″W / 34.522536°N 90.589753°W / 34.522536; -90.589753Coordinates: 34°31′21″N 90°35′23″W / 34.522536°N 90.589753°W / 34.522536; -90.589753
School type Public (government funded)
Status Open
School district KIPP Delta Public Schools
NCES District ID 0500062[1]
Authority Arkansas Department of Education (ADE)
Superintendent Scott Spainhour
NCES School ID 050006201451[2]
Principal Susan Jackson
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 206 (2011–12[2])
 • Grade 9 66
 • Grade 10 70
 • Grade 11 45
 • Grade 12 25
Student to teacher ratio 9.50[2]
Education system Charter
Knowledge Is Power Program
ADE Smart Core curriculum
School color(s)      Blue
Athletics conference 1A 5 North (2012–14)
Sports Basketball (boys/girls), cross country (boys/girls), soccer (boys), track (boys/girls), volleyball (girls)
USNWR ranking 2014:      Silver Award
#567 (USA)
#2 (AR)
#94 (Charter)[3]
2012:      Gold Award
#408 (USA)
#2 (AR)
#52 (Charter)[4]
Feeder schools KIPP:Delta College Prep School (5–8)
Affiliation Arkansas Activities Association[5]

KIPP: Delta Collegiate High School is a comprehensive public charter high school serving students in grades nine through twelve in Helena-West Helena, Arkansas, United States. It is in Phillips County and is the sole high school administered by the KIPP Delta Public Schools. In 2014, KIPP was ranked No. 2 in Arkansas and No. 567 in the nation. In 2012, KIPP was ranked as the No. 2 high school in Arkansas and No. 408 in the nation by the Best High Schools Report 2012 developed by U.S. News & World Report.[4]


Based on the KIPP network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory schools, the KIPP curriculum meets or exceeds the Smart Core curriculum developed the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE), which requires students to complete 22 credit units before graduation. Students engage in regular and Advanced Placement (AP) coursework and exams, preparatory courses in ACT/SAT testing, leadership workshops, and partnerships with local colleges and universities.

Extracurricular activities[edit]

The KIPP: Delata Collegiate High School school colors are blue and white. The KIPP Detla Collegiate participate in various interscholastic activities in the 1A 5 North Conference administered by the Arkansas Activities Association. The school athletic activities include basketball (boys/girls), cross country (boys/girls), soccer (boys only), track (boys/girls), and volleyball.[5][6]


  1. ^ "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Kipp Delta Public School". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved September 13, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Kipp:delta Collegiate High Sch". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved May 27, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Best High Schools". U.S. New & World Report. Retrieved May 27, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Best High Schools". U.S. New & World Report. Retrieved Sep 13, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b "School Profile, Greenbrier High School". Arkansas Activities Association. Retrieved Sep 8, 2012. 
  6. ^ "2012-13 Record Book" (PDF). Arkansas Activities Association. Retrieved September 9, 2012. 

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